Sion Sono Biography

(actor, author, filmmaker)

Relationship Facts of Sion Sono

  • Sion Sono is married to Megumi Kagurazaka {Compare Couple}.
  • He does not have any kids as of now.
  • Sion Sono is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Sion Sono married to?

Sion Sono is a married man who tied the knot with Japanese actress Megumi Kagurazaka in 2011.

He and his wife were leading a blissful life but all of sudden he has cases of sexual harassment.

Lets see what his wife and children has to say on this issue. Until something is proven cannot be said now.

Who is Sion Sono?

Sion Sono is a multi-award-winning Japanese filmmaker who is renowned for the 2008 film Love Exposure. Sono is a poet, and author, who wrote the book Suicide Circle: The Complete Edition.

Sono is currently charged with sexual harassment dated April 4, 2022, but whether he is guilty or not is yet to reveal till then let’s learn about his life.

Sion Sono- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Sion Sono was born in Aichi Prefecture in 1961 and is currently in his early sixties. Since his exact date of birth is not available, his zodiac is not available. Meanwhile, he has Japanese ethnicity and citizenship.

Sono has not revealed his parent’s and siblings’ identities to the public yet. Also, not much information about his educational background is made available.

Sion Sono- Professional Life, Careers

Sono started his career working as a poet before taking his first steps in film directing, making a series of short films on Super 8 as a student.

Later, he began filmmaking in the year 1986 film A Man’s Flower Road as a director, writer, and actor. Since then, he has worked in films like Decisive Match! Boys Dorm vs Girls Dorm, Bicycle Sighs, Otaku, Dankon: The Man, Blind Beast vs. Killer Dwarf, and others before 2000.

His other credited films include Suicide Club (2001), Into a dream (2005), Hazard (2005), Exte (2007), Be Sure to Share (2009), Make the Last Wish (2009), Guilty of Romance (2011), Bad Film (2012), Prisoners of the Ghostland (2021).

Love Exposure (2008)

Despite having a career of over 40 years, he got international fame in 2008 only with his film Love Exposure. It is nearly a four-hour film whose plot is about the erotic adventures and spiritual journey of an up-the-skirt photographer. The film premiered at the 2009 Berlin Film Festival and won many awards in his honors.

Sono ran away from home in order to join a cult, which later led to his inspiration to become a filmmaker. His 2008 film Love Exposure is inspired by his own life experience.

Awards

  • 2003: Fantasia International Film Festival (Suicide Club)
  • 2005: Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Noriko’s Dinner Table)
  • 2006: Berlin International Film Festival (Strange Circus)
  • 2007: Austin Fantastic Fest  (Exte)
  • 2009: Berlin International Film Festival  (Love Exposure)
  • 2009: Fant-Asia Film Festival (Love Exposure)
  • 2010: Mainichi Film Concours  (Love Exposure)
  • 2015: 3 x Fantasia International Film Festival (Tag and Love and Peace)
  • 2015: Toronto International Film Festival (The Whispering Star)

Sion Sono- Net worth, Salary

The estimated net worth of Japanese filmmaker Sion Sono is $5 million as of 2022. His annual salary is around $52,000 annually and leads a luxurious life.

Sion Sono- Rumors, Controversy

Sion Sono is dragged into controversies earlier in April 2022 when the women’s magazine Shukan Josei reported sexual assault filed on behalf of him. As per the report, two actresses and rumors inside the Japanese film industry conveyed that Sono has sexually harassed and made unwanted advances toward actresses for years.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Sion Sono stands 5 feet and 10 inches tall and weighs around 80 kg. He has black hair, black eyes, and a fair body complexion while his other body statistics are unknown.

Social Media

Sion Sono is not a social media fanatic and thus, inactive on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, and YouTube.

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